Dressed: The History of Fashion
Dressed: The History of Fashion
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With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.
Fashion History Mystery #53: Suffragist Herstory: Miss Mabel Ping-Hua Lee
On this week's minisode we delve into the incredible life of suffragist Mable Ping-Hua Lee, the activist who dedicated her life to the suffrage movement and women's rights despite the fact she may have never received the right to vote herself. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 15
13 min
Re-Dressed: Styling the American Suffragist, an interview with Raissa Bretaña
With the US presidential election just three weeks out, we re-air our episode with fashion historian, educator and historic interpreter Raissa Bretaña about her work on the roll of style within the American suffrage movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 13
56 min
Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion with Dr. Tanisha C. Ford
Dr. Tanisha C. Ford returns to discuss her recently released memoir Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Letter to the Power of Fashion (2019). More on Dr. Ford: http://www.tanishacford.com Recommended Reading: The Incredible Whiteness of the Museum Fashion Collection: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/29/style/museums-fashion-racism.html Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 8
29 min
Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Politics of Global Soul with Dr. Tanisha C. Ford
The paradox of clothing is that it can be at once the most public and the most personal of items a person can use to express their identity historically and today, a dichotomy found throughout the work of today's guest Dr. Tanisha C. Ford. She joins us for part one of a two part discussion on her books Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul (2015), and her recently released memoir Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Letter to the Power of Fashion (2019). More on Dr. Ford: http://www.tanishacford.com Additional Reading: Kwame Brathwaite: Black is Beautiful Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 6
58 min
Fashion History Now #19: Finding Future Vintage, an interview with Gabriel Brandon-Hanson and Jesus Herrera
This week designers Gabriel Brandon-Hanson and Jesus Herrera join us to discuss their vintage shop which features exquisitely handmade garments sourced from all over Mexico and how their contemporary brand, Les Jesus, partners with embroiderers and artisans using traditional techniques. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 1
54 min
Floriography:  The Victorian Language of Flowers, an interview with Jessica Roux
Daffodils for your unrequited love, lavender for your sworn enemy. This week author and illustrator Jessica Roux joins us to discuss how the Victorians used the symbolism of flowers as a means of communication. Recommended Reading: Roux, Jessica. Floriography: An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers. Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2020. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 29
42 min
Fashion History Mystery #52: Driving Fashion
This week we explore the symbiotic relationships between modern women, fashion, and cars at the dawn of the twentieth century. Recommended reading: Georgine Clarsen's Eat My Dust: Early Women Moderists Emily Remus's A Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown A'Lelia Bundles's On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker Dorothy Levitt's 1909 guidebook https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Woman_and_the_Car/OkxVAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=Dorothy+Levitt+dedicated+an+entire+chapter+in+her+1909+book+The+Woman+and+the+Car&printsec=frontcover FIDM's "Traveling Duster" blog: https://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2010/09/traveling-dusters.html Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 24
35 min
Advanced Style, Part II: Meet the Models and Muses
This week, we meet some of the muses of Ari Seth Cohen's Advanced Style and Advanced Love series who join us to share the myriad of lessons and philosophies they've learned from their many years of getting dressed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 22
1 hr 33 min
Fashion History Now #18: In Vogue: The 1990's with Hamish Bowles
Cassidy and April "sit down" with Hamish Bowles, fashion historian, couture collector, Vogue editor, and new host of the podcast In Vogue: The 1990s. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 17
27 min
Advanced Style, Part I: An Interview with Ari Seth Cohen
Style knows no age. In part one of this two part episode, photographer Ari Seth Cohen joins us to discuss Advanced Style, his street style blog turned international movement celebrating "the stylish senior set." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 15
46 min
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